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Ovid’s Garden Party

June 19, 2016

Note: After my talk at the opening of Ovid’s Garden at Winterbourne House in Birmingham, I was asked by several audience members if they could have a copy of my talk called “Creating Gardens with Narratives.”  I told them I’d post excerpts of it here. Photo credits: Joel Mills except where noted. ********* I had a very boring and uneventful childhood. In fact, it was so boring and uneventful that it opens my book: Reading A. A. Milne’s stories for children is like tasting my grandmother’s lemon meringue pie: the crust, tangy curd and pile of white meringue transport me to…

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